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A House bill would eliminate a significant source of revenue for local schools

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Homeowners could be paying more property taxes to make up for commercial landowners paying less than they should if a House bill becomes law. The bill would eliminate a decades-old process that allows anyone to challenge the value used to calculate taxes for a property. These challenges are filed mostly by school… Read More

Uptown Athens during coronavirus emergency

Bill Would Allow More Businesses To Stay Open During A Pandemic

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Over a year ago, the government forced thousands of Ohio businesses to close their doors in response to the pandemic. But others were allowed to stay open because they were deemed essential. Many business owners felt the process of choosing which businesses were essential was unfair and left small businesses in… Read More